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Jaimy Gordon

(b. 1944– )

U.S. novelist

“It’s an underground classic. That means about 25 people have read it. But those 25 really, really like it.”

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source: 2010 National Book Award winner describing her first novel published in 1974, in “Writer Races to Victory From Way Off the Pace,” by Charles McGrath, The New York Times, December 15, 2010.

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notes: Jaimy Gordon won the National Book Award this year for her novel Lord of Misrule

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